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Why Invisalign is the Best Choice for a Straight Smile

Why Invisalign is the Best Choice for a Straight Smile Huntington Beach

Many of us spend years hiding our crooked smiles from the world. But there is a clear-cut solution to fixing your unglamorous grin. Cosmetic dentistry patients are seeing dramatic results with Invisalign. Designed to straighten your teeth while improving your smile and oral health, Invisalign is a popular option for those who want a radiant smile without the clutter of braces. Olive Dental Group has the straight talk about Invisalign:

How It Works

Invisalign is designed to be inconspicuous, which is why each aligner tray is made of smooth, comfortable, BPA-free clear plastic. In order to create the trays, your oral health specialist will use X-rays, pictures, and impressions to create a detailed 3-D image of your teeth. This 3-D image will then be used to design and form your custom aligner trays. Invisalign is worn over your teeth, similar to how a retainer would fit your mouth, and will subtly and gently move your teeth over time based on the movements your dentist or orthodontist plans out for you. As your teeth move, your oral health specialist will provide you with new aligner trays until your teeth are straight and your treatment ends.

Wear And Care

Invisalign’s series of aligner trays are meant to be comfortable and convenient. They are easily removed for eating and drinking. Patients that choose to use Invisalign are able to brush and floss as they normally would and eat whatever they like. However, it’s important that after eating or drinking anything but water, patients brush their teeth to avoid staining, or at the very least, rinse their mouths, before placing aligners back in. To clean your aligners, you can use an Invisalign cleaning kit or gently brush and rinse them in lukewarm water.

Invisalign also requires fewer visits to your oral health specialist’s office, with most patients averaging a visit once every 6-8 weeks.

The Benefits Of Using Invisalign

Keep chewing your gum and eating that popcorn! With no wires, there’s no food restrictions involved when it comes to wearing Invisalign. Plus, Invisalign makes straightening your teeth easy and a virtually invisible process, so you won’t have to worry if you’re self conscious about showing off a a so-called metal mouth of braces when you flash a smile. While the lack of food restrictions and a clear solution to straightening your teeth are appealing, it’s also important to understand that the benefits of using Invisalign go beyond menu options and Kodak moments. Unlike braces, Invisalign allows you to brush and floss your teeth normally for better periodontal health. This means you are less likely to experience the pain, discomfort, tooth discoloration, plaque buildup, or difficulty eating that comes with regular braces. You’ll also be able to completely avoid mouth sores or injuries caused by brace wires and bracket breakage that sometimes occurs when braces are involved.

The Straight Talk

When choosing between braces or Invisalign, it’s important to consider which option works best not only for your health, but your lifestyle as well. The aligner trays should be worn for approximately 22 hours each day, so if you can’t commit to being disciplined enough to wear them, you won’t get the results you’re looking for. However, many patients that do choose Invisalign are incredibly happy not just with the results, but with the flexibility that Invisalign allows them and that it is well worth any sort of commitment!

If you’re interested in Invisalign as a solution to straightening your teeth, please contact Olive Dental Group today! We’re happy to set up an appointment for you.

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